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Celebrate 35 Years with L.A. Parent

You're Invited to Our Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market! 2015 is a special year for L.A. Parent; it's our 35th anniversary and to celebrate, we're throwing a Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles, which will be hosted by Whit Johnson and Daniella Guzman, anchors of NBC4’s Today in LA, and feature appearances by "Extra" host Mario Lopez and Disney's Skai Jackson! … Read Article

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Isabel Garretón: Mixing Family and Fashion

While many entrepreneurs start their businesses with customers in mind, Isabel Garretón started out thinking about her suppliers. Twenty-five years ago, she created her self-titled upscale children’s apparel line to give underprivileged moms from her native Chile an opportunity to raise themselves up through the work of their hands. And what beautiful work it is. Garretón now employs more than 100 … Read Article

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Protect Kid Passengers From Drunk Drivers

As your family enjoys Fourth of July festivities and other outings this summer, pay attention to how much anyone who plans to drive is drinking – especially if they will be driving with kids – urges Stephanie Tombrello, executive director of the California-based nonprofit SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. A study published last year in the journal Pediatrics found that 65 percent of children killed in … Read Article

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A Summer Of Jaguars, Jellies and Donuts

Some new attractions in captivity this summer are worth checking out. At the Aquarium of the Pacific (www.aquariumofpacific.org), you can explore the colorful, mysterious world of sea jellies (commonly known as jellyfish). These unusual creatures can exist with a heart or a brain. The aquarium is spotlighting these colorful gelatinous invertebrates in exhibits throughout its indoor galleries, … Read Article